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benefits of natural insecticides by Doris C. Complimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Fri 25 Jan 2008 3:51pm Many insect fighting chemicals on the market are the same basic ingredients with just enough variation to allow a different brand name. It’s similar to buying ibuprofen. You can buy many different versions and strengths of it, but it all boils down to the same basic ingredient. Watered down versions can cause a problem as well as a waste of money ... Read on »
Natural Insecticide for Your Yards and Gardens by Dr. Kim .. Naturopathic DoctorHealth Maven Posted Mon 11 Jun 2012 6:22pm You might find this a funny subject for me to share here humans but since we dogs REALLY love being outside in OUR yards (we need daily fresh air, sunshine and exercise), I thought it would be a wise thing to share that using pesticides, herbicides and chemical fertilizers do more harm than good to the environment. These things will ca ... Read on »
Household Insecticides May Be Linked to Autoimmune Diseases by Cascia T. Posted Wed 21 Oct 2009 10:00pm By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Oct. 19 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests a link between women's exposure to household insecticides -- including roach and mosquito killers -- and the autoimmune disorders rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. The scientist did not find a direct cause-and-effect relationship between insect ... Read on »
Insecticides May Harm Female Immune System. by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Sat 24 Oct 2009 10:03pm Insecticides May Harm Female Immune System - Study Shows Insecticides Might Raise Risk of Autoimmune Diseases Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis for Women. (WebMD) Women who spray their homes and gardens with insecticides may be placing themselves at risk for rheumatoid arthritis and lupus, a study shows. In a study of more than 75,000 women, th ... Read on »
Kill Household Pests Safely with Eco Smart Organic Insecticide by Cascia T. Posted Tue 12 Jan 2010 9:21am Is there really such a thing as safe pesticides? According to safer brand.com, "Pesticides have been linked to a myriad of diseases. The Pesticides Literature Review, based on studies conducted by a multi-university research team in Toronto concludes that "people should reduce their exposure to pesticides because of links to serious illnes ... Read on »
Household Insecticides May Be Linked to Autoimmune Diseases by Toni Kaste Posted Mon 16 Nov 2009 12:00am This is the second time this has come up for me lately...I  had an aura reading at a naturopath recently and she told me I had pesticide residues in my body. OK I know aura readings are "out there" but I worked as a veterinary assistant and in kennels when I was younger and gave a whole lot of the "old fashioned" NASTY "flea dips." Insecticides ... Read on »
Proteins in Unroasted Coffee Beans May Become Next-Generation Insecticides. by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Fri 02 Apr 2010 12:00am Proteins in Unroasted Coffee Beans May Become Next-Generation Insecticides http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/03/100331122650.htm Scientists in Brazil are reporting for the first time that coffee beans contain proteins that can kill insects and might be developed into new insecticides for protecting food crops against destructive pest ... Read on »
Two children killed by insecticide in Kuwait by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Thu 09 Dec 2010 11:24am Two children killed by insecticide in Kuwait By Staff - Published Monday, December 06, 2010 Two Kuwaiti children died of asphyxia after inhaling poisonous insecticide that spread into their house from a neighbouring food store sprayed by a local company, the Kuwait Alanba newspaper reported on Monday. The father of the unidentified two, ... Read on »
Study Links Prenatal Exposure to Pyrethroid Insecticides and Learning Problems. by Stephen Tvedten Patient Expert Posted Tue 19 Apr 2011 3:19pm Study Links Prenatal Exposure to Pyrethroid Insecticides and Learning Problems (Beyond Pesticides, February 8, 2011) Research published February 7, 2011 in the online edition of the journal Peditatrics shows that children more highly exposed to pyrethroid insecticides and piperonyl butoxide (PBO), a synergist added to increase the potency of p ... Read on »
Prenatal exposure to indoor insecticide permethrin may lower child’s intelligence by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 24 Apr 2011 12:00am Columbia.edu - When the EPA phased out the widespread residential use of chlorpyrifos and other organophosphorus (OP) insecticides in 2000-2001 because of risks to child neurodevelopment, these compounds were largely replaced with pyrethroid in ... Read on »